May 17th, 2022
Luke 3:1-20In Luke 3 we see John the Baptist living out the calling that he was given in Luke 1 fulfilling the prophecy given in Isaiah 40. He was living with one purpose… to proclaim the way of the L...
May 16th, 2022
Luke 2:39-52In Luke 2, I am always amazed at the picture of Mary and Joseph’s faithfulness. But, “when they had performed everything according to the Law of the Lord, they returned into Galilee, to th...
May 14th, 2022
Luke 2:21-38Luke chapter 2 gives us one of the few glimpses into Jesus’ pre-adult life - and this particular passage shares the story of Simeon and Anna as they behold their savior for the first time....
May 13th, 2022
Luke 2:1-20Merry Christmas in May!This is a super familiar passage to us as we’ve probably heard it read at least once a year for our entire lives if we grew up going to church at Christmas time. What...
May 12th, 2022
Luke 1:57-80TENDER MERCY – (σπλάγχνα ἐλέους)These words jumped off the page at my when reading this passage of Scripture. In our passage, Elizabeth gives birth to John the Baptist, which immediately t...
May 11th, 2022
Luke 1:39-56These verses cover the interaction between Mary and Elizabeth. Here are a few observations from our text:1. The baby in Elizabeth’s womb (John the Baptist) leaping could easily be interpre...
May 10th, 2022
Luke 1:26-38Today, we get the honor of reading a very well known story. It is a story we talk about every single Christmas season. It is the story of Mary learning she will be with child - the SON OF ...
May 9th, 2022
Luke 1:1-25As we dive into a new book of the Bible, I just want to take a moment and say thank you for faithfully reading Jumpstart. We appreciate your faithfulness to God’s Word!On Saturday, October ...
May 7th, 2022
Nehemiah 13Today we see Nehemiah actively calling out sin that started while he was gone with King Artaxerxes. It was during Nehemiah’s absence that Malachi wrote his prophetic book calling out the pr...
May 6th, 2022
Nehemiah 12:44-47This day for the people of Israel included three things:1. Giving (v. 44)During this time, the Levites and priests were to do work at the Temple. That means the people of Israel were ...
May 5th, 2022
Nehemiah 12:1-43Life is full of highs and lows. This is true of believers and non-believers alike. Just look at the book of Psalms. No book of the Bible covers a wider range of a believer’s life bette...
May 4th, 2022
Nehemiah 11At first glance, Nehemiah 11 is one of those chapters of the Bible we “read”. It is easy to skim over as a list of names. But it has deep meaning for the time period of Nehemiah and real ap...